Aksys Games News


Hakuoki: Memories of the Shinsengumi coming to 3DS

By Alice O'Connor, Apr 24, 2013 6:10am PDT

Playing video games without also experiencing a wide range of other arts leaves you a stunted and terrible person, so They say, but thankfully some novels are playable on your game devices and have pictures and everything. Publisher Aksys yesterday announced it's bringing vi...


"Hmm... the developer had a significant booth at Winter Comiket in December. They showed me a ..."

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Guilty Gear XX Accent Core Plus coming December 4

By Steve Watts, Nov 27, 2012 1:00pm PST

Guilty Gear XX Accent Core Plus will release for the PlayStation 3 on December 4 for $14.99. No Xbox Live Arcade plans have been announced for North America.


"Maybe I'm misunderstanding something, but I'm pretty sure that GGXXACP is already out on XBLA."

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Ragnarok: Tactics coming over to PSP

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 13, 2012 2:00pm PDT

Though major publishers abandoned the PSP long ago, Sony's handheld is the best place to find Japanese strategy-RPGs and the like thanks to the localisation-mad publishers like Aksys and Atlus. Aksys has announced it's bringing another SRPG over, Ragnarok: Tactics.


Zero Escape: Virtue's Last Reward following up on 9 Hours, 9 Persons, 9 Doors

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 29, 2012 7:00am PST

The second game in the 'Zero Escape' series kicked off by Nine Hours, Nine Persons, Nine Doors has been confirmed for a western release. Known as Zennin Shiboudesu in Japan, it's coming to Vita and 3DS in North America as Virtue's Last Reward.


"Hell yes! 999 was one of my favorite DS games. Hopefully the sequel will have as much mindfuckery."

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Guilty Gear XX Accent Core Plus hitting PSN and XBLA

By Steve Watts, Feb 17, 2012 5:15pm PST

Guilty Gear XX Accent Core Plus is being ported from its original console versions to the arcade. That arcade version will also serve as the basis for PS3 and 360 downloadable versions, which will feature online play.


"Never played it a WHOLE lot, but I'll be happy to rock I-No again."

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Hakuoki Limited Edition announced, includes art book

By Andrew Yoon, Dec 23, 2011 1:15pm PST

Their upcoming PSP game, Hakuoki: Demon of the Fleeting Blossom, features tons of gorgeous men pining for your affection. The LE includes an art book featuring said men.


Record of Agarest War 2 coming to PS3 in summer 2012

By Andrew Yoon, Dec 09, 2011 7:20pm PST

Are you ready for more suggestive, but not actually explicit, retro anime RPG action on your PlayStation 3? Good, because Aksys Games is bringing over Record of Agarest War 2 exclusively to PS3 next summer.


"Agreed. I lost interest in the first one pretty quickly so I have no idea how ..."

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Shifting World bringing Flash series 'Shift' to 3DS

By Alice O'Connor, Dec 06, 2011 9:00am PST

The madcap experiments of world-flipping puzzle-platformer Shift are leaping from web browsers to Nintendo 3DS in Shifting World, publisher Aksys Games announced today. As well as shifting to 3D, it's picking up a level editor and a level generator.


"Good for them..the port to android was pretty lame, but hopefully these will be better. "

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Bit.Trip Complete retail collection coming to Wii

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 14, 2011 9:00am PDT

Gaijin's Bit.Trip retro-styled rhythm series is coming to retail for Wii this summer in a collection with new content and heaps of extras. This is in addition to the previously-announced Nintendo 3DS compilation.


"these games are really well done. quick simple fun. the lot should come to steam, as of right ..."

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Bit.Trip Saga grooving onto 3DS

By Alice O'Connor, May 03, 2011 7:00am PDT

The six BIT.TRIP chiptune rhythm games are headed to Nintendo 3DS with fancy 3D support in a compilation named BIT.TRIP SAGA.


Arcana Heart 3 Coming to North America via PSN

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 15, 2011 6:00am PST

Examu's anime-styled fighter


"An Aksys rep said on their forum that they will have something to say about the 360 version of AH3"

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'Gothic-Lolita Shmup' Deathsmiles Gets LE

By Chris Faylor, Apr 01, 2010 4:20pm PDT

CAVE's "gothic-lolita shmup hit" Deathsmiles is coming to North America in Xbox 360 form this June, and to commemrate the occasion, publisher Aksys...


"So that's what Deathsmiles is. The arcade machines never showed game-play, so I had no idea what ..."

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BlazBlue: Continuum Shift Coming to US Consoles

By Brian Leahy, Mar 19, 2010 10:22am PDT

The arcade revision of the original BlazBlue: Calamity Trigger, which was already announced for Japanese consoles, will be getting an official...


"Why should we just take their word for it that the game is balanced this time? Supposedly it ..."

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BlazBlue PSP Assaulting North America in March

By Chris Faylor, Jan 15, 2010 3:20pm PST

The portable rendition of Arc System Works' PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 fighter BlazBlue: Calamity Trigger is coming to North America in March,...


"Is it just me, or is the blue guy grabbing that chick's boob in the main article picture?"

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Homoerotic Shooter 'Cho Aniki' Coming to PSP

By Chris Faylor, Oct 26, 2009 9:00am PDT

An entry in the long-running homoerotic shooter series Cho Aniki is coming to PSP owners in North America as a digital download, publisher Aksys...


"That was pretty hilarious. More people should think out loud."

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